Arab Health Innovation & Achievement Awards 2014 shortlist announced

Seven awards categories to highlight the region’s growth and achievements in the healthcare field

Online PR News – 09-January-2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, organisers of the annual Arab Health Exhibition & Congress, have revealed this year’s shortlisted nominees for the prestigious awards. The shortlisted nominees come from UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia and were chosen from more than 150 nominees who have excelled in the region’s healthcare sector.

These Awards consist of seven categories including Roche Excellence in Laboratory, Excellence in Radiology, Excellence in Surgery Services, Excellence in Patient Centred Care, Cleveland Clinic Young Clinician, Young Surgeon of the Year, and Outstanding Contribution of an Individual to the Middle East Healthcare Industry, which will be announced during the event on 28 January 2014 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.

The shortlisted nominees for each award category are as follows:

Excellence in Radiology Award:
Al Ain Hospital – UAE
Hamad Medical Corporation – Qatar
Takhassusi Hospital – KSA

Excellence in Surgery Services Award
Institute of Surgery, HMC – Qatar
Saudi German Hospital-Jeddah – KSA
Takhassusi Hospital – KSA

Roche Excellence in Laboratory Award
Clemenceau Medical Centre – Kuwait
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre – KSA
Proficiency Central Laboratories – UAE

Excellence in Patient Centred Care Award
Cancer Transformation Team, HMC –Qatar
Clemenceau Medical Center –Kuwait
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City –UAE

Cleveland Clinic Young Clinician Award
Dr. Ibrahim M Fawzy Hassan, Weill Cornell Medical College –Qatar
Dr. Magdi Hassan Osman, Hamad General Hospital – Qatar
Dr. Tariq O. Abbas, Hamad General Hospital –Qatar

Young Surgeon of the Year Award
Dr. Hasan Alshemari, Zain Hospital –Kuwait
Dr. Khaled Abuhaleeqa, Mafraq Hospital –UAE
Dr. Samer Sawalhi, Dubai Health Authority –UAE

The winner for the Outstanding Contribution of an Individual to the Middle East Healthcare Industry award will be announced during the Awards Ceremony.